[wp-hackers] New Default Theme For 2.1

Dave W dabbaking at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 17:38:21 GMT 2006

Well, we could always use a simple theme that is already out there. Maybe
something like a customized Minimalist Sandbox theme?

On 8/7/06, Rob Miller <r at robm.me.uk> wrote:
> Robert Deaton wrote:
> > As we grow nearer to the 2.1 release, I feel the need to bring this
> > topic up once again. I think that we need a new default theme for WP
> > 2.1. Not only is that a nice new feature to list, but for people who
> > are new to WordPress, we need a theme that can be easily modified via
> > CSS, something that users can actually learn from, instead of the mess
> > that Kubrick (and Kubrick 2 even more) is.
> >
> > I think we need to include a theme without the silly fixed-width image
> > basis that Kubrick currently has. There are countless questions on how
> > to change background colors, how to change the width of the default
> > theme, and they are questions that nobody wants to answer because
> > kubrick is a mess and a pain to customize. So basically, we need an
> > XHTML and CSS compliant theme that makes sense, semantically as well
> > as to someone new to CSS trying to customize it.
> >
> > Right now, I have no particular theme in mind, and so I ask you all
> > for your opinion on replacing Kubrick as the default theme as well as
> > what the replacement should be.
> >
> See the recent "'For the rest of us' Theme" thread for some good
> discussion on this :)
> --
> Rob Miller
> http://robm.me.uk/ | http://kantian.co.uk/
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